Waiting Room by Diane FlacksWaiting Room by Diane Flacks

Waiting Room

byDiane Flacks

Paperback | December 8, 2016

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Chrissie and Jeremy have spent a great deal of time waiting—for news of their baby daughter’s post-operation recovery, for weekly scans to show that her tumour is gone, for forty-five-second updates from Dr. Andre Malloy, their brilliant but arrogant pediatric neuro-oncologist. The hospital waiting room has become a second home where they struggle as parents and as a couple, confronting a roller coaster of hope and despair and a crisis of decision-making. Just beyond the waiting room, Dr. Malloy faces his own medical dilemma as he attempts to treat himself for a brain condition.
Diane Flacks is a writer and performer whose critically acclaimed solo shows, Myth Me, By a Thread, Random Acts, and Bear With Me—based on her book by the same title—have toured North America. She has also written for television, including for Kids in the Hall where she was twice nominated for an Emmy and Gemini with the writing team. ...
Title:Waiting RoomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 8.36 × 5.36 × 0.32 inPublished:December 8, 2016Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770915648

ISBN - 13:9781770915640


Editorial Reviews

“I was entirely absorbed […] I cannot imagine that anyone would be unmoved by the scenarios and relationships depicted in Waiting Room.”—Dorianne Emmerton, Mooney on Theatre - 20160311